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NEWS & FEATURES

BERLIN AIRLIFT June 26, 1948 - SEPTEMBER 30, 1949

Emily Jennings/ USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

During an event commemorating 70 years since the end of the Berlin Airlift attended by 45,000 people, retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gail Halvorsen, 98, known as the “Candy Bomber� visited Clay Kaserne, parachuters descended onto the airfield, C-47 vintage airplanes dropped candy parachutes for children, and a memorial service was held to honor the 81 people who lost their lives in support of the airlift. Emily Jennings/ USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope/ U.S. Air Force

Emily Jennings/ USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

Emily Jennings/ USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

Jessica Ryan/ USAG Benelux Public Affairs

Emily Jennings/ USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs

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Herald Union

June 20, 2019

Jessica Ryan/ USAG Benelux Public Affairs

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Herald Union, June 20, 2019  

The Herald Union is the local newspaper for the U.S. Army military community of Wiesbaden, home of Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe. It is own...

Herald Union, June 20, 2019  

The Herald Union is the local newspaper for the U.S. Army military community of Wiesbaden, home of Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe. It is own...